Teenagers to Contest Assembly Election for New Left-Wing Party

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- Labour Alternative aims to capture desire for change reflected in success of Corbyn, Sanders and radical left in the South - Party calls for votes for 16 and 17-year-olds - Candidates will provide "a radical voice for young people, women, LGBT rights and the working class" - East Belfast voters will be able to vote for Robinson in May - but the politics on offer will be very different Two teenagers from across the sectarian divide have been announced as the first candidates in the upcoming Assembly election for¬†Labour Alternative¬†- a new cross-community, left-wing party.¬†Comprised of trade unionists, socialists and campaigners for LGBT and women's rights, the group summarises its aims as: - To fight against austerity, for workers' rights and a better life for all - To fight…
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